Agenda and minutes

Lewes District Council Planning Applications Committee
Wednesday, 30th October, 2019 5.00 pm

Venue: Sutton Hall, Downs Leisure Centre, Sutton Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 4QW

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600 

Items
No. Item

62.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 9 October 2019 (attached herewith).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 9 October 2019 were submitted and approved, and the Chair was authorised to sign them as a correct record.

 

63.

Apologies for absence/Declaration of substitute members

Minutes:

An apology for absence had been received from Councillor Imogen Makepeace.

64.

Declarations of interest

Disclosure by councillors of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the councillor regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

There were none.

65.

Petitions

To receive petitions from councillors or members of the public in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 13 (Page D9 of the Constitution).

Minutes:

There were none.

66.

Written questions from councillors

To deal with written questions from members pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 12.3 (page D8 of the Constitution).

Minutes:

There were none.

67.

LW/19/0258 (Application A) and LW/19/0475 (Application B) - Newlands School, Eastbourne Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 4NP pdf icon PDF 618 KB

Minutes:

Geoff Johnson spoke on behalf of Seaford Town Council. Julian Goodban (Applicant) spoke for the proposal. Councillors Phil Boorman and Julian Peterson spoke in their capacity as Lewes District Ward Councillors.

 

Resolved:

 

1.    That Application A: LW/19/0258: Subject to a s106 agreement reserved matters of layout, scale, appearance and landscaping of a residential development of 162 homes, pursuant to application LW/16/0800 be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and supplementary report; and

2.    That Application B: LW/19/0475: Demolition of the existing school building and construction of two buildings to provide 21 residential units including provision of public open space and associated landscaping (to run concurrently with reserved matters application LW/19/0258 for the provision of 162 residential units) be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and supplementary report, and the s106 agreement to include:

 

·         Option 1 - Full open space with LEAP and £350,000 contribution to offsite sports provision in Seaford;

3.    Government Office referral: The Head of Planning be delegated to refer the application (s) to the relevant Government Office to establish whether the Government Office wish to call in the application for their determination;

 

The response from the Government Office be reported to a future meeting of the Planning Applications Committee;

 

4.    Advertise: Delegate to the Head of Planning to advertise the application (s) in accordance with article 15(3) of the Development Management Procedure Order;

5.    Changes to the S106 Agreement: Delegate to the Assistant Director of Legal and Democratic Services to negotiate and make modifications to the original S106 connected to LW/16/0800 to reflect the changes to the overall proposal as agreed in the above applications; and

6.    Issue the Decision Notice: Delegate to the Head of Planning to issue the appropriate decision notices once 1-5 have been completed.

 

68.

Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Planning Applications Committee is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 in the Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1UE, commencing at 5:00pm.

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That the next meeting of the Planning Applications Committee that is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 20 November 2019, in the Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1UE, commencing at 5:00pm, be noted.